Learn more about the efforts of the newly named First5 Franklin Early Childhood Council (formerly the Frqanklin County Community Early Childhood Council, by viewing our public service announcement below!

First 5 Franklin

First 5 Franklin is the local chapter of First 5 Bluegrass Early Childhood Collaborative. Our mission is to support and strengthen the community by providing information to families, promoting quality in all early childhood programs, and to offer quality training to early childhood stakeholders.

We meet the fourth Monday of each month at 1:00pm. For more information about joining the council or for the location of our next meeting, visit our website at http://franklincountycecc.com/ or email us at franklinccecc@gmail.com.

Current First 5 Franklin Members


Sunny Hardin (Frankfort Independent Schools FRYSC)-- Chair

Kelley Shramm (Blue Grass Head Start)-- Vice Chair

Erinn Conness (Paul Sawyier Public Library)-- Secretary

Amy Snow (Franklin County Schools)-- Treasurer


Lynn Baker, Trainer/Consultant and Early Childhood Advocate

Angela Brant, Director of Early Childhood Development, YMCA of Central Kentucky

Carol Carson, WEDCO Health Department

Erin Harrell, Franklin County Schools Public Preschool

Mary Hugenberg, Child Care Aware

Lauren Owens, Great Beginnings Childcare

Jill Payne, Franklin County Schools FRYSC

Shannan Rome, HANDS Manager, Franklin County Health Department

Erin Spoonamore, Wesley Center Day School

Pamela Tate, Director Joining Hands Family Resource Center

Jenny Weeks, Great Beginnings Childcare

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